Monthly Archives: November 2014

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Cheese

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a fundamental thing you learn when you learn about learning (or so I learned). It goes from fundamental human needs (food, water, air) and rises up through safety, love, belonging and up to self-esteem and … Continue reading

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‘Bulletproof’ coffee

Food fads are parodies of themselves these days (gourmet hot dogs? I ask you…) but this is a trend TOO FAR: putting butter in coffee. The Guardian tried it out. Amazingly, it tastes disgusting. Who’d’ve thunk it? Next week: I … Continue reading

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Squishy Circuits

I shall call him SQUISHY and he shall be mine and he shall be my SQUISHY – Dory, Finding Nemo This is a wonderful idea for teaching electrical circuits and more (thanks to Linda Sandvik for tweeting about something that … Continue reading

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Little Box of Haiku

Following on from my Little Box of Poems – which printed a random poem on till-roll (and which also inspired Carrie Anne Philbin’s Little Box of Geek) – I present: The Little Box of Haiku. It’s made from a RaspberryPi … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Serial

It seems as if everyone in my Twitter timeline is raving about Serial. Serial is an American podcast about a possible miscarriage of justice. Episode 1 describes itself thus: It’s Baltimore, 1999. Hae Min Lee, a popular high-school senior, disappears … Continue reading

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